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A 13-year-old female asked:

i have sun poisoning on my face and i put that blue aleo gel ( with lidocaine in it) on my face. my face is swelling, how do i get rid of the swelling?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Sounds like an allergic reaction, so first thing, stop using the gel. Try benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and see the dr. as you may need a steroid taper as well. Good luck.

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